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Creamer, Robert W.

Summary: "I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." Babe Ruth is without a doubt the most famous character ever produced by the sport of baseball. A legendary player, world-famous for his hitting prowess, he transcended the sport to enter the mainstream of American life as an authentic folk hero. In this extraordinary biography, noted sportswriter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 CRE

Ho, Oliver.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures of a nineteenth-century boy and a runaway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on a raft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Ho 2006

Namm, Diane.

Summary: An abridged retelling of the Margaret Sidney story in which a fatherless family, happy in spite of its impoverished condition, is befriended by a very rich gentleman. Their mother is so poor that the pittance earned by her as the town seamstress fails to support or even sustain the family. The children are happy despite privation and the smallest pleasures cause delight and merriment in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Namm 2009

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged retelling of the story in which Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Olmstead 2008

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

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Burrows, John

Summary: Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

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McFadden, Deanna.

Summary: An abridged version of the novel chronicling a Mohican brave's struggle to protect two English girls from an evil Huron during the French and Indian War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set McFadden 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COO

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: A simplified retelling of Homer's epic tale of the Trojan War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Olmstead 2014

Zamorsky, Tania.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures and exploits of King Arthur and his knights at the court of Camelot and elsewhere in the land of the Britons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2006

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Church, Lisa R.

Summary: An abridged version of Johanna Spyri's classic story of a Swiss orphan who is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SPY

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged retelling of the adventures of a young seaman when he joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MEL

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures of the orphan boy who is forced to practice thievery and live a life of crime in nineteenth-century London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Olmstead 2006

Sasaki, Chris.

Summary: An abridged version of the science fiction novel about the scientist who invents a time machine and uses it to travel to the year 802,701 A.D., where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Sasaki 2008

Sasaki, Chris.

Summary: An abridged version of H.G. Wells' classic science fiction tale in which, as life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WEL

Tait, Chris.

Summary: While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Tait 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STE

Mason, Eva

Summary: An abridged version of the stories that tell of Alice, who falls down a rabbit hole and steps through a mirror, thereby experiencing unusual adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Mason 2009

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged version of the tale of orphaned, eleven-year-old Pollyanna, who comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, bringing happiness to her aunt and other members of the community through her philosophy of gladness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2007

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Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged version of the Mark Twain classic in which young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places and each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TWA

Zamorsky, Tania.

Summary: An abridged version of the tale of Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, who is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Zamorsky 2005

Zamorsky, Tania.

Summary: Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus's decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply retold for younger readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Zamorsky 2011

Church, Lisa R.

Summary: Retells eight ballet plots based on original and classic fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Church 2010

Namm, Diane.

Summary: From Icarus's legendary flight to Orpheus's trip to the underworld,this edition introduces young readers to classic Greek myths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Namm 2011

Namm, Diane.

Summary: Contains ten classic Roman myths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Namm 2014

Sasaki, Chris.

Summary: Amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, the master of deductive reasoning, solves several mysteries with the aid of his friend, Dr. John Watson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DOY